English is one of the unique languages in which so many words offer the same meaning but in a different format. The meaning of a particular word in noun form would be different when used as a verb.
Respect and honor are two such words which offer the same meaning but in a different format.
Respect is derived from the Latin word ‘respectus’, meaning regard.
Respect is an attribute or perspective of a person to show regard.
Respect means an attitude of consideration.
Respect is a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.
Respect is expressed by abiding to the people whom we respect by listening to them, following their advice and thanking the people whom we respect.
Usually, honor has a more formal meaning and deemed to be higher than the term ‘respect’, which emphasizes higher esteem to someone or somebody.
Honor is a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something and is irrespective of personal likes and dislikes.
As a noun, honor denotes recognition or identification of significance or value.
As a verb, honor means to respect in a higher manner.